On Nov. 18, 2005, the first train rolled through the completed trench, just three years after construction began. 2.1 mile project cost  282 million dollars. The Reno Transportation Rail Access Corridor (ReTRAC) says this was the biggest public works improvement undertaken by the City of Reno.

On Nov. 18, 2005, the first train rolled through the completed trench, just three years after construction began. 2.1 mile project cost 282 million dollars. The Reno Transportation Rail Access Corridor (ReTRAC) says this was the biggest public works improvement undertaken by the City of Reno.

Reno was once named “Lake’s Crossing” for the toll bridge that spanned the Truckee River close to the present day Virginia Street bridge. Myron Lake would charge a toll to cross the bridge.

Reno was once named “Lake’s Crossing” for the toll bridge that spanned the Truckee River close to the present day Virginia Street bridge. Myron Lake would charge a toll to cross the bridge.

Crews tear down Virginia Street bridge on Friday (News 4) 6/12/15

Crews tear down Virginia Street bridge on Friday (News 4) 6/12/15

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